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The researchers tested five types of diets on mice, dividing the animals into four groups based on similarities in DNA.
How does drinking beer or liquor, for example, variably change your mood? Researchers set to find out by studying various types of alcohol.
Squirrels may be a surprising source of potential life-saving stroke therapy.
The link is found only among pregnant women who took a product containing acetaminophen for 29 days in succession or more.
Perhaps gluten has been miscast as the culprit the whole time.
Heart surgery performed in the afternoon may give patients a better chance of survival, considering the body's circadian rhythms.
The new findings assessed more than 7,500 tumors across nearly 30 distinct types of cancer.
Our memories, it turns out, don’t reside in some abstract space or inside an impenetrable lock-box.
The researchers note that using psilocybin as a treatment method is a tactic that goes back centuries, and one that may be beneficial for hard-to-treat cases of depression.
Canadian researchers found that precipitous changes in the environment don’t bode well for a person’s health.
Among the animals studied, up to 80 percent of them went into virtually complete remission of the condition even after experiencing paralysis in their hind limbs.
The groundbreaking discovery reveals that a simple intervention may reverse course and prevent certain bacteria from interfering with drug therapy.
Blocking a person’s sweet taste receptors allows the natural infection-fighting ability of bitter taste receptors to flourish.
Scientists have changed the genetic makeup of flowers by using DNA splicing technology, which reveals the vast potential of CRISPR.
The researchers tested several different doses of a powerful anti-inflammatory drug on a group of about 10,000 study participants, with the doses ranging from low to medium to high.
The new vaccine, currently under the consideration of Australia’s national health center, would prevent the infection of five additional strains of HPV.
Because procrastination can impede a person’s wellness, the new study may help chronic time-wasters improve their outlook.
Lung cancer has the highest mortality rate by far among all types of cancer, but the new study suggests that exposing people to a CT screening of their lungs may have a significant impact on smoking rates.
A new study found that participants with compromised taste receptors sought out more sugar.
A study showed that kids who drank plant-based milk only were significantly shorter than their peers who drank regular cow's milk.
The study adds compelling evidence to support the overall benefits of green tea consumption, while finding even more reason to brew a batch.
The vaccine centers around previous research that has identified a common type of virus, called an enterovirus, as a cause of type 1 diabetes.
Over the past thirty years, total sperm count among men in Western countries has declined nearly 60 percent, and sperm concentration has dropped by more than 52 percent.
A new study found evidence that early speech recognition occurs in the womb.
A study found that fatherless children are more likely to have shorter telomeres, a part of DNA that’s linked to stress and disease.
The link between breastfeeding and lower MS risk showed to be strongest for women who breastfeed for 15 months or more.
Flip-flops are a flop when it comes to providing adequate protection and support.
New research shows that one form of vitamin D supplementation is twice as better at raising levels in the body.
Researchers tracked the activity levels of more than 700,000 people around the world who used an activity app called Argus.
The number of medication errors in American homes has doubled since 2000.
A new study finds that drinking diet soda actually leads to long-term weight gain among other health complications.
The new study gives the medical community a great understanding of how our DNA impacts strength, and also may shed light on interventions that can reduce the risk of low strength in the elderly.
The study, assessing risk-and-reward behavior among rats, may provide clues as to why some people prefer to live a steady, predictable life while others are more prone to taking chances.
Using CRISPR technology, researchers successfully loaded one of the first-ever moving pictures — Eadweard Muybridge’s film of a horse galloping against a white backdrop — into the genome of a living cell.
Having a higher IQ may equate to living longer, regardless of socioeconomic status.
The unique technique can rub the esophagus and scrape away cells that scientists can then examine for cancer.
Lurking within the ever-present dust that floats around your house and accumulates everywhere are harmful chemicals that potentially wreak havoc on your body's metabolic system.
Working the night shift has some seriously damaging effects, particularly at the DNA level.
A new study found that administering chemotherapy led to elevated levels of proteins and other markers that are tied to metastasis, or the spreading of cancer.
Vaccines built around a person’s own DNA have proven effective at beating back cancer, two studies show. While the studies are small and the results,...
The interactive game was enjoyable among the study participants, something that is vital to successful cognitive training.
The researchers believe their findings may hold implications for the treatment of cognitive disorders in human beings.
The study raises questions about what, if anything, aging men can do to boost conception rates when pairing with younger or same-aged women.
The connection between loneliness and self-centeredness feeds on itself to amplify feelings on both sides.
With people now living well past 100 years of age, and advances in medical care ever present, there's no telling what the maximum human age is.
For college students who routinely go on binge drinking sprees, a new computerized interface may help curb the dangerous behavior. Researchers from Brown University School...
The Japanese study adds an important new layer of understanding of the role and resultant behavior of serotonin deficiency.
The new technique showed that using tiny gold rods heated by lasers essentially sawed off the cancer cells’ legs.
The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.
With a cellular structure similar to that of natural cartilage, the bioengineered material features exceptional durability for lab-grown tissue.